Natasha Mirny is a stage director, choreographer, performer, and founder of the Happy Theater. She started her career as a stage director of one of the largest puppet theaters in Moscow, Russia and has been running her small professional theatrical company since 2011. Natasha is a dedicated teacher who works with students of all ages. Her background is in pantomime, puppetry, and physical theater. Natasha teaches at several theaters and Arts Integration programs in DC metro area – Synetic, Imagination Stage, Arts on The Horizon, Wolf Trap, Inner City Inner Child. She is also a faculty member at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts.